They got the original College Dropout keeping kids in the music school.
The center announced that 6th grader Zen Micheline Hung lent her piano skills to a private listening party rendition of the sweeping Donda cut “Come to Life” alongside three “incredible” pianist peers. The institution is a K-12 public school that offers music as its core subject, and clearly their students are ahead of the game. Alongside the revelation, the Kaufman Center posted a photo of Yeezy alongside the four young virtuosos, with Hung standing on the far right.
In an Instagram caption, the center shared that Hung is a student of Genia Betman, an instructor at the school and former faculty member at Brooklyn Conservatory, Georgian State Conservatory, and Special Music School of the Conservatory, Tbilisi. Hung has several videos up on YouTube of her gracing the keys, all of which make it obvious why Yeezy saw something special in her.
Earlier this month, Kanye shared a video for “Come to Life,” directed by himself and Nico Ballesteros: